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Fundamentals of Operations Management


Fundamentals of Operations Management

Fundamentals of Operations Management

Gain excellent skills in operations management and learn strategies to manage operations efficiently


Students: 11,140
Course Description

This free business skills course introduces you to the world of operations management and is useful to those who wish to learn and understand more about the role it plays in organisations.


Using an interactive presentation style, the lessons go through the role of operations management in both manufacturing and service organisations.
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It also covers strategies used, such as capacity planning, facilities location planning, aggregate planning and scheduling, as well as inventory management techniques and quality management.


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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will have a thorough understanding of competitive advantages, strategic plans, activities and critical decisions that are required when managing operations in an organisation. You will know the characteristics of an operations manager and the relationship between operations, productivity and competitiveness.
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This course will help you gain a good knowledge of inventory and quality management.
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Module Title
Operations management
Operations management strategies
Applying operations management
Introduction to Operations Management - Assessment

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Course Rating (By Learners)
Course Title Fundamentals of Operations Management
Course # 194
Course Publisher XSIQ
Course Category 9
Content Origin Australian School Curriculum
Course Description 

This free business skills course introduces you to the world of operations management and is useful to those who wish to learn and understand more about the role it plays in organisations.


Using an interactive presentation style, the lessons go through the role of operations management in both manufacturing and service organisations. It also covers strategies used, such as capacity planning, facilities location planning, aggregate planning and scheduling, as well as inventory management techniques and quality management.

License 
Release Date 19 April 2013
   
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner) 2-3 Hours
Video/Audio None
Audio Only Low
Animation Low
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
Merchandise Availability Yes
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  • Anthony White United States of America Loved it 2014-12-16 19:12:18
  • Mark Johnston United States of America This is a very good beginning test. 2014-12-10 15:12:03
  • Mark Johnston United States of America I have been certified in the Lean six sigma class and I believe this will fall right in line with operations management. 2014-12-10 15:12:09
  • Mark Johnston United States of America It shows the many different aspects of operations management. 2014-12-10 14:12:25
  • Mark Johnston United States of America It is a very good beginning to learn the basic fundamentals of operation management. 2014-12-10 14:12:23
  • Stephen Thomas United Kingdom The course was a great online tool to introduce and guide you through the role of an operational manager.The first step towards this challenging role 2014-12-05 22:12:11
  • Siddhartha Chakraborti India It was nice 2014-11-27 17:11:33
  • M Julia Thooko South Africa This is an interesting course indeed 2014-10-30 08:10:48
  • Mark Richardson United Kingdom A great short course outlining the basics of operations management. 2014-10-23 13:10:40
  • Omar Sultan Saudi Arabia It is a good course that gave you a quick look on Operations Management 2014-10-23 13:10:36
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